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ParentingU is a podcast by Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health, where we sit down with doctors and experts to talk about important topics that all parents face. We're here to help you navigate this amazing journey we call parenting.

Jun 1, 2021

Please note: Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health will continue to monitor the efficacy and safety profile of the COVID-19 vaccine in children, just as we monitor all vaccines in children.

Bonus episode: The vaccine is here! Many parents are now asking, what does the vaccine mean for our teens and youth? Returning to ParentingU are two doctors—both pediatricians and both parents—Dr. Christopher Funes and Dr. Michael Bolton. Why do teens even need the vaccine? Is it safe? Is this the same shot adults are getting? What do parents need to know for their own family when discussing the vaccine? These questions and more are answered on the show.

Mentioned on the show:

- Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health has a helpful FAQ on the COVID-19 vaccine. Click here for the FAQ: https://ololchildrens.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine

- Our Lady of the Lake offers video visits! Find telemedicine information here: https://ololrmc.com/patients-and-visitors/video-visits

-  The Louisiana Department of Health and the Louisiana Department of Education have information for parents.

- The Centers for Disease Control continues to be a good resource for parents: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

We hope you find this Bonus episode of ParentingU informative and timely. You can hear all episodes of ParentingU on our website or on your favorite podcast app including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or Google Podcasts.

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